Gave My Wife a Pistol For Christmas

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  1. tele salivas

    tele salivas Poster Extraordinaire

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    For Christmas this year I purchased Sig Sauer p238 Rainbow!

    She is loving it. It's her first pistol. I am usually a revolver kind of guy, but I am also really liking this .380 semi-auto's features and you can't miss the quality. Anybody else also share shooting as a hobby or sport with their partners?

    Here's a grainy picture I took, and a stock photo fo the .380 I bought my wife. Pictures don't do the titanium justice.

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    I'm proud of you. Nice job. Shoot em up Tele.
     
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    Peace and goodwill all round then.
     
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    Cool, have you ever checked out the sigforum?
     
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    Pretty pistol......is it single action? From the picture it looks like it.

    My wife has a Springfield XD and her CCW.

    Glad we're on this side of the pond......;)
     
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    Nice piece.
     
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    Do they come in other colours? Sunburst with a maple stock sounds nice.
     
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    Yes, it is a single action. Nice thing is you can rack and check the slide with the thumb safety on.
     
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    :lol:
    I don't think that is quite the attitude I see from most gun owners I know. But many of us do live or immerse ourselves in rural settings by way of work, leisure, or sport. But I tell you, if you have a chance to go to a cowboy action shooting exhibition, you might have a lot of fun...

     
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    Yes, I'll have to agree!

    A 380 is great size for a lady. If she wants to reach out a little farther she can always move up to something with a longer barrel. Wishing you a happy, free and safe New Year!:lol:
     
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    In before the ..... evening ;)
     
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    Negligence happens in many arenas. Many people drive around in two ton vehicles that have no business being on the road, for example. Nor would I leave my toddler next to a loaded nail gun or any other powered tool. I put this thread up in the hope of sharing a hobby and passion with other enthusiasts. I would like to remind my fellow forum members that this forum is not the place to engage in political debate. Opinion is fine, but if it doesn't apply to your experience or laws, it is rather mute.
     
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    Just something to think about that was posted in the Admin Announcements section...

    "If you HATE guns then don't post in gun related threads. Because if you troll post in those threads YOU will be the one to be singled out and reprimanded for YOUR disruption and fighting."
     
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    Thankyou PaisleyIsGod.
     
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    I was surprised by how balanced and light the recoil was for this size of a firearm in .380. You draw, and the nose follows your objective very well. The sights on it are incredible!
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    Thanks, buddy! I'm proud of my wife. She's done this the right way, having the proper respect and backing it up with the training, classes, and certification. She used to call me a gun nut in jest, but now she's got more firearms than I do!:lol:
     
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    Looks like a nice gun. My cousin took me out to a gun range when I was out visiting him, and oh man, I can see how you can get into that sport. It was so much fun.

    Ignore the haters, they have probably never tried the sport. Hope your wife loves it.
     
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    Very nice pistol! Many women are purchasing pistols & revolvers these days and it makes a great present. My own preference would be for a small double action revolver (like a S&W Centennial), unless you train a LOT with the pistol, but I sense you both will, or do.
     
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    Nice pistol. My step daughter has a Ruger LCP in .380. Very easy to carry.

    My family shoots too. Target pistol, rifle and skeet. Most everyone I grew up with and know grew up with guns for fun and for hunting. My wife and I belong to a fantastic gun club. 600 acres of sport shooting with rifle ranges, pistol ranges, an action pistol area and even a bow trail. Lots of shooting competitions there on the weekends.

    We love guns and shooting.

    Oh, and I don't think it's strange to give firearms for gifts. My wife bought me another pistol for christmas last year.
     
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    Thanks! It's her favorite piece! My first experience at a range was in a highschool rifle club. We had a range/bunker in the basement and it was administered by an old Jesuit priest. The club and team are still in place, with much better facilities than the dirt and sandbags that were in place 30 years ago. But you are correct, after I was first invited and put up my first pattern, I was hooked!
     
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